Westport has reached a joint venture agreement with Weichai Power Co., Ltd, China’s largest heavy duty engine manufacturer, and Hong Kong Peterson (CNG) Equipment Limited. The new entity, Weichai Westport Inc., will research, develop, design, manufacture, market, distribute and sell advanced, alternative fuel engines.Find out more
Westport has entered into a development agreement with a leading European engine manufacturer on the proprietary High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) fuel system operating with natural gas and biogas. Westport and the European engine manufacturer will work together to integrate and test Westport’s HPDI fuel system on their engine platforms.Find out more
Westport has completed the previously announced issuance of an aggregate of 15,000 debenture units for aggregate gross proceeds of $15,000,000.Find out more
Westport has filed its 2008 management information circular and related proxy materials with the Canadian regulatory authorities in preparation for the special shareholder meeting to be held on July 8, 2008 in Richmond, BC.Find out more
Westport has signed a financing agreement with a Canadian based independent equity investment firm to help fund Westport’s corporate development activities and other growth opportunities currently being pursued by Westport. Under the terms of the agreement, the investment firm has agreed to purchase $15,000,000 of debenture units.Find out more
HayDay Farms of Blythe, California has ordered 20 heavy duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology.Find out more
Westport reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, and provided an update on operations.Find out more
Westport will disclose its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial results on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 before market open.Find out more
Sterling Trucks of Redford, Michigan has launched a new Sterling® Set-Back 113, its first natural gas vehicle, featuring the Cummins Westport ISL G engine.Find out more
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System has ordered 250 CWI ISL G engines to be installed in New Flyer, 40-foot, low-floor vehicles.Find out more
Clarifies statements regarding its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture and WWI's 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0™ fuel system
Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced that its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture has received certification from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China for its 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0 fuel system
Transaction Provides Cost Efficiencies and Greater Product Choice for Customers
Estimated revenue of US$58 million over seven-year period
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